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Truman Medical Centers PRN-Outpatient Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy LW (8:00am-5:00pm) in Kansas City, Missouri

PRN-Outpatient Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy LW (8:00am-5:00pm)

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If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Responsible for daily maintenance of drug distribution system. Has a working knowledge of medication usage, dosage forms, and pharmaceutical calculations. Participates in all aspects of the inpatient medication use process including but not limited to, distribution of medications from pharmacy to patient care areas, proficiency in sterile and non-sterile IV compounding, medication repackaging, proper handling of controlled substances, working effectively with pharmacy automation, the hospital electronic health record, and all applicable information systems as required by the role.

Successful candidates must be able to receive direction or instruction on a regular basis regarding tasks and priorities. All pharmacy technicians work under direct supervision of a pharmacist at all times.

All candidates are expected to promoted quality improvement, staff and patient safety, and cultural diversity through department operations and by personal performance. TMC employees are expected to present a courteous and helpful demeanor to all patients, visitors, other Truman employees/medical staff members, or any other person an employee encounters while representing Truman Medical Center.

Required Skills

  • High school diploma or the equivalent

  • Active Missouri Board of Pharmacy license

  • Has successfully passed the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination

  • Pharmaceutical work experience and general knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology and products preferred

  • Previous experience entering information into computers

  • Verbal communications skills required to discuss work issues and tasks with co-workers

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds to perform stock work

  • Willing to consider non-certified technicians

Job Location

Lakewood - Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Shift Schedule

8:00AM - 5:00PM